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CDV USA and Atari, Inc. Enter into Exclusive Third-Party Distribution Agreement

October 22, 2008

CDV USA and Atari, Inc. Enter into Exclusive Third-Party Distribution Agreement

Atari Inc. to distribute cdv's highly anticipated Sacred 2: Fallen Angel and other major titles in North American market

cdv Software Entertainment USA and Atari, Inc today signed a multi-year third-party distribution agreement. Through the deal, Atari will serve as the exclusive North American distributor for key console, handheld and multi-platform video games released under the cdv USA brand.

To launch the partnership, Atari, Inc will initially release several of cdv USA's key titles, including the upcoming action-RPG Sacred 2: Fallen Angel (Games For Windows, Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3), I Heart Geeks! and My Little Baby (Nintendo DS). Sacred 2: Fallen Angel will ship for PC on November 11, 2008, and will be released for consoles on February 17, 2009.

Tom Gross, CEO and President of cdv Software Entertainment USA said, "Atari's extensive distribution network means consumers will have ready access to our exciting list of upcoming titles on console and handheld. Atari offers us the support of a leading sales and distribution partner, while our top-notch line-up that mixes hardcore and casual titles will significantly strengthen Atari’s third-party distribution business.”

“We are pleased to join forces with cdv in North America to release great titles such as Sacred 2: Fallen Angel to the marketplace. This new relationship further demonstrates Atari’s commitment to growing our retail distribution business in North America,” said Jim Wilson, President and CEO, Atari, Inc.

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